Last year Pittsburgh MC Wiz Khalifa took home the Woodie of The Year Award at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards. This year Pittsburgh will try going for the repeat as Mac Miller has been nominated for this years award. Mac will be facing still competition against Black Keys, Skrillex, Frank Ocean, Foster the People and J Cole.
The awards show will take place March 15 in Austin, Texas, during the South By Southwest Music Festival. The day begins at 2 p.m. EST with the first Woodie Awards Festival, then the show starts at 8 p.m.
Fans can watch performances live online and the full show will be broadcast March 18. MTV and mtvU will offer special programming all week from Austin.